Christmas Party Menu

Available from December 1st to December 24th



Timballo di Gambero
A tower of fresh crayfish tails and avocado in a touch of lemon infused mayonnaise. Garnished with baby salad leaves

Pasta Faggioli
Home-made traditional Neapolitan soup made with celery, carrots, onions, Parma ham and pancetta, borlotti beans slow cooked, finished with broken spaghetti pieces and amalgamated with butter and Parmesan cheese

Pasticcino con Prosciutto
Filo pastry parcel filled with a slice of Parma ham, caramelised red onions and Goat’s cheese, baked in the oven, garnished with rocket leaves and drizzled with a balsamic reduction

Arrancini con Piselli e Menta
Pea and mint Italian rice balls, coated in bread crumbs, deep fried and served with herb (basil, chives, parsley, dill) and lemon dipping sauce

Paccari con Zucchini
Large pasta tubes tossed with courgette, onions and garlic in a tomato sauce, finished with grated smoked ricotta cheese



Tacchino Tradizionale
Traditional roast turkey with chef’s family recipe stuffing, pigs in blankets, oven roasted potatoes and vegetables of the day

Halibut fillet pan-fried in a touch of olive oil, served with green lentils and finished with a white wine, mustard and tarragon cream sauce. Accompanied with cubetti potatoes and vegetables of the day

Pollo Italiana
Corn fed chicken breast pan-fried with mushrooms, roasted sweet Italian peppers, onions and finished with a red wine and Demi glacé sauce. Accompanied with creamy mashed potatoes and vegetables of the day

Spalla di Manzo
Beef chucks braised with onion, carrot, celery, rosemary and garlic in a rich red wine sauce. Served with mashed potato and vegetables of the day

Rotolo con Verdure
Home-made rolled pasta filled with sautéed onions, mushrooms, courgettes, aubergines and spinach in a béchamel sauce. Topped with tomato sauce, dusted with Parmesan cheese and baked in the oven. Served with polenta fries



Sponge fingers soaked in espresso coffee and rum, topped with a layer of zabaglione, fresh cream and mascarpone cream cheese and finished with a dusting of cocoa powder

A sumptuous cheesecake of the day set on a digestive biscuit base - check with your server

Bread and butter pudding served with chef’s own custard

The ultimate chocolate cake experience! We dare you not to love it …. (Gluten free)

Gelato (2-Scoops Lunchtime; 3-Scoops Evening)
Italian ice cream – choose from vanilla, chocolate, coconut, cappuccino, pistachio, strawberry, rum & raisin, passion fruit sorbet, mango sorbet and lemon sorbet

Italian Cheeseboard (Supplement of £2.50)
A selection of Italian ice cream – choose from vanilla, chocolate, coconut, cappuccino, pistachio, strawberry, rum & raisin, passion fruit sorbet, mango sorbet and lemon sorbet


Lunch: 2 Courses £17.95; 3 Courses £22.95 Evening: 2 Courses £22.95; 3 Courses £28.95


A £10 per head non-refundable deposit will be required at time of booking and an optional 10% Service Charge will be added to the final bill. One bill per table (Individual bills cannot be given for parties)

Opening Times

Mon to Sat Lunch from 12.00
(last orders taken at 2.30pm)
Mon to Sat Evening from 6.30pm
(last orders taken at 9.30pm)
Sunday: Closed until further notice

Get In Touch

Old Barn Court
High Street
Essex, CM12 9BY
Telephone: 01277 630120